Media Facades Festival Europe 2010

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MEDIA FACADES FESTIVAL EUROPE 2010 (MFF 2010) est un projet urbain
numérique qui relie sept villes européennes à travers des écrans vidéo
et des façades média situés dans l’espace public.

Artistes et média designers présenteront partout en Europe des projets spécialement conçus
pour le festival lors de projections et d’événements conjoints, ouvrant
une fenêtre globale pour susciter le dialogue, le partage de rêves et
l’échange d’idées./

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[EN] MEDIA FACADES FESTIVAL EUROPE 2010 (MFF 2010) is an urban media art
project that interconnects seven European cities through urban screens
and media facades located in public spaces. Artists and media designers
will show especially developed art projects Europe wide, through
Screenings and Joint Broadcasting Events, opening a global window to
create dialogue, share dreams and exchange ideas.

[NL] MEDIA FACADES FESTIVAL EUROPE 2010 (MFF 2010) is een digitaal
kunstproject voor de stad. Het verbindt zeven Europese steden door
middel van videoschermen en mediafaçaden verspreid in de publieke
ruimte. Kunstenaars en mediadesigners stellen in het kader van het
festival hun specifieke projecten over heel Europa voor. Openbare
projecties en verwante evenementen openen en genereren een ruimte voor
dialoog, droom en uitwisseling van ideeën.

MFF 2010 is initiated by Public Art Lab / Berlin in cooperation with
iMAL / Brussels, m-cult / Helsinki, FACT / Liverpool, Ars Electronica
Futurelab / Linz, Medialab-Prado / Madrid, Kitchen Budapest.

*With the support of / /Avec le soutien de/ / Met de steun van*:
European Commission Culture Programme, Communauté Française de Belgique,
Nuit Blanche Bruxelles

More info / /Plus d’info/ / Meer info: http://www.mediafacades.eu

Un aperçu des thématiques du programme:

The following main curatorial topics have been developed out of the collaboratively selected screening projects. Each festival day has a special focus on one of the following themes.

PUBLIC PLAYING
games designed as an interaction catalyst for the public audience

EUROPEAN DIALOGUE
projects that especially support intercultural exchange and connect the local scenes through the media facades infrastructure of the participating cities

RECONTEXTUALIZE
a shared video platform on a central server to create local screening programmes

CONNECTED CITIES
Joint Broadcasting projects that happen simultanously and interactively across the borders

CITIZENS JOURNALISM
research and participatory projects of local scenes

URBAN ACTIVISM
Reclaim the Screens! An activist approach to opening screens for the urban community

HUMAN SCREENS
Human processes are visualised on media facades

ORGANIC CITIES
Public Data projects use information resources from the environments and develop a real-time software programme for live streaming